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the killing of civilians, washington refuses to condemned the generals for the recent power grab barack obama interrupted his holiday to do announce the violence. cannot determine the future of egypt. that is for the up -- egyptian people. we do not take sides with any particular party or political figure. to blame is tempting the united states or the west or some other actor, for what has gone wrong. he has canceled a planned military exercise with egypt. 1.3 billion dollars in american military aid is in the pipeline but will be reviewed. despite everything, egypt is a key for u.s. goals in the middle east. support is crucial to maintaining the peace treaty with israel. washington supports egypt against militants on israel's borders in the sinai. and the u.s. navy's access to the suez canal is controlled by egypt. and trieste house hard to work with whoever is in power in cairo. was mohamedly that morsi. today it is the military. it is a policy that has left them with no friends or influences in egypt. officials are saying there is no benefit anymore from supporting the generals. >> i think
world news america. reporting from washington, i am katty kay. as the world relate -- waits for a response to the theory and attack, forces are ready. >> we are ready to go. >> we are ready to go. order does come, what would military action look like? tonight, we assess the actions. a he had but 50 years after martin luther king delivered his famous speech, how much of it has come true? welcome to our viewers on public television in america and elsewhere around the globe. the u.s. is ready to launch a military strike against theory at a moments notice. that is what the defense secretary has told bbc news in an exclusive interview. the remarks came after suspected chemical attacks last week, and today, there was fresh fighting on the ground as the french point into the u.s. with some tough words on their own, saying they will punish those who decide to gas people. we start with our reporter who spoke to secretary chuck hagel. >> all dressed up and nowhere to go. were not able to carry out their work due to snipers, but due to which side, it is contested. was pretty c
. >> this is bbc world news america reporting from washington. 19 of america's diplomatic posts will remain closed until the end of the week in response to a terror threat from al qaeda. >> we take the threat very seriously and have taken action because of that. >> protests in turkey after more than 200 are found guilty of trying to overthrow the government including the country's former army chief. and would you eat a hamburger made in the lab? . a breakthrough to everyone's astes. >> welcome to our views on public television in america and also around the globe. after shattering 21 diplomatic posts across the islamic world this weekend due to increased chatter about a possible al qaeda attack the united states has decided to keep 19 of them closed until the end of the week. only the embassies in iraq and afghanistan will reopen. today white house spokesman jay carney said the obama administration decided to take the steps out of an abundance of caution. >> we take the threat very seriously and have taken action because of that. i'm not in a position to discuss specific intelligence but we believ
officials might have met in washington, but the fact president obama called off a planned summit with vladimir putin is a sign of underlying tensions. many say this is not just about politics, but personality. and as long as barack obama and leonard could remain in office, tensions between america and russia will continue to exist. the men get on? at a white house press conference today, president obama gave us some insight. >> i know the press likes to focus on body language. slouch likekind of the board kit in the back of the conversation. the truth is when we're in conversations together, it is often very productive. >> body language aside. right now, there are no plans for a summit between these two men. the talks are being seen as a positive step in u.s.-russia relations. i discussed u.s. relations with russia with the former u.s. defense secretary william cohen. and i asked just how bad the relationship is. >> it has gotten very cool in the last several years, but since putin came back into power to be for sure. there were some helpful provisions and incentives to get back
washington. i and katty kay. 24 policemen in egypt are killed in an ambush from suspected islamist militants as violence escalates on both sides. a juror in the edward snowden case fast to increase his efforts after his partner was to obtained under british anti- terror laws. prince william gives his first interview since becoming a father, giving a hint of what little george is really like. >> he is a bit of a rascal. we will put it that way. he reminds me of my brother or me when we were younger. i am not sure which. >> welcome to our viewers on public television in america, and also around the globe. 24 policemen in egypt were ambushed and killed by suspected islamist militants today. 36 islamist militants died in police captivity. this violence shows little sign of ending. numeral reports that former president hosni mubarak could the released in a matter of weeks. not likely to make the situation there any calmer. jeremy bowen send this report. >> the dead policemen were thrown back to cairo's military airport. the government believes that al qaeda style jihadist killed the men. egypt's
, "bbc world news." >> this is bbc world news america. reporting live from washington. denies that the rebels hit his convoy today as enjoying ase, and newfound freedom in pakistan. a bbc story free to this young girl from forced labor and hopefully opened a world of opportunity. >> the biggest change is she can take her place in the classroom and have a chance to learn. this seemed impossible before. their photograph captured faces -- a look at the groundbreaking work of walter evans. >> welcome to our viewers on public television in america and across the globe. the syrian government is describing rebel claims that the motorcade was hit today. assassination the attempt happened as he was going to a mosque to celebrate the end of ramadan. video of him unharmed has surfaced. >> no longer do western leaders say that president assad will be gone in months. his forces are making gains in the battlefield, and the war could last for years, leading to a refugee crisis of epic proportions. confidence is his message. on state television today he was shown smiling as he attended prayer
." reporting from washington, i'm jane o'brien. symbolic way felt president -- zimbabwe's president robert mugabe takes on rivals. james"whitey" bulger is found guilty. and we will meet the man who made it all the way to san francisco after getting a double long transplant. -- double lung transplant. welcome to our viewers on public television in america and around the globe. in his first speech since the disputed july 31st election, zimbabwe's president robert mu gabe viciously attacked his opponents, saying they can "go and hang themselves." the chargey denied but at the vote was rigged. correspondent andrew harding has this report. victory?imous in not president mugabe's style. be's style.ident muga he had this to say. those who cannot handle defeat, can go hang themselves, said mr. mugabe. yet beenly he has not sworn in for another term. his opponents insist they have proof the election was stolen. -- theefeatedmdc nationd mdc spoke of a in mourning. willhave said they challenge the entire process in court. ehe court sides with mr. mugab in such matters. while the legal wrangling may
" reporting from washington. president obama says the alleged chemical attack in syria is a big event of grave concern but the british take it a step further. course we do believe that this is a chemical attack by the assad regime on a large scale. >> 40 people are killed and hundreds wounded after two car explosions ripped through the lebanese city of tripoli. one photographer shows us the many ways in which martin luther king is portrayed across the u.s.. welcome to our viewers on public television in america and all and around the globe. a big event of grave concern, that is how president obama has described the alleged chemical attack outside of damascus earlier this week. the british foreign secretary has said in no uncertain terms that his government leaves that syrian regime attacked its own people. even russia has joined calls for leading you when inspectors investigate. letting you when .nvestigators in >> treating the injured from the alleged chemical attack in the damascus suburbs. adults and children, frantic medical workers. still unverified, but this new footage is from a syrian
." >> this is bbc world news america, reporting from washington, i am katty kay. says that if his country is attacked he will defend himself. if this happens, what kind of effect may this have? >> the horrific aftermath of an attack carried out allegedly by the syrian government using an incendiary bomb. we have this exclusive report. cuba is back in the ring after banning professional boxing for half a century. the punching is flying once again. >> welcome to our viewers on public television in america and across the globe. in washington, new york and london, there have been a series of tense meetings on syria. presidentt jet -- obama has briefed john boehner, and david cameron is talking to parliament. russia has called a meeting of the security council. no decision has been made but with a threat looming, president assad says that syria will defend itself. the syrian people are increasingly nervous as we report from damascus. it feels as if something big is coming to damascus. the supporters of president assad paraded on the hotel, outside of the where the u.n. inspectors and foreign c
world news america." newshis is "bbc world america," reporting from washington. he inc. told to leave yemen being told to leave yemen immediately. and a trial opening in texas. celebrates an anniversary. how close did the mars rover come to finding life? welcome to our viewers on public television in america and elsewhere around the globe. a warning of an extremely high terrorism threat in yemen, and countries are removing their diplomatic staff. the warning to leave came after a suspected drone strike in yemen. those attacks are also fueling major tensions. heart of the yemen al qaeda territory, and coverage begins with a special report. heading into southern yemen. for years, al qaeda in the arabian peninsula have planned attacks from this part of the country. operationsbeen yemen on the ground, and american drone strikes from the air and repeated al qaeda counterattacks. this is an attack on siege. street, we can find little public support for al qaeda, but plenty of anger over the drones. who do you blame for the destruction of your town? >> he and his two children were outside a
russia and washington have never been more, has hadpresident obama a major diplomatic snub aimed at president putin. edward snowden is at the center of the latest round. the former contractor fled america after leaking government secrets. the u.s. is unhappy after russia granted him asylum to stay there. president obama made his feelings clear. >> they have been times where they slip back into -- what i consistently say to them and president putin is, that is the past. we got to think about the future, and there is no reason why we should not be able to cooperate better than we do. the two men to work together when it comes to iran, north korea, and afghanistan. but relations between the two remain strained on a number of issues. over are tensions resolving the deadly conflict in syria. america's plans for a missile defense team on russia's doorstep has angered moscow and the white house is highly critical of russia's human rights record. the russian government says it is disappointed in today's announcement. many feel it will not damage long-term relations. but the americans mig
reporting from washington, i'm laura trevelyan. violence returns to the streets of egypt. at least 50 people are killed as the muslim brotherhood's day of anger results in fierce battles with security forces. >> the last couple of minutes, there was fire into the wall just above where we were. several hundred people in the crowd have retreated. all this is a sign of the danger on the streets of cairo. >> thousands gathered to remember the 34 miners killed in south africa last year. mine officials say they are truly sorry. taking us in through music history. we will introduce you to our bones you have probably never heard of before, and maybe for good reason. welcome to our viewers on public television in america and also around the globe. it was legit again today on the streets of egypt. after a series of antigovernment protests across the country turned violent, at least 50 people are dead. supporters of ousted president mohamed morsi demonstrated following friday prayers. expressing their anger at the killing of hundreds of demonstrators on wednesday. jeremy burns spent the day on the stre
from washington. i am jane o'briant. u.s. western inspectors are met with gunfire as they try to reach the site of a chemical attack. there is tough talk against the assad regime. >> make no mistake. president obama there must be accountability for those who would use the world most heinous weapons against the world's most honorable people. >> the high-profile trial draws to a close in china. now he also awaits the verdict. animals have long world rushes arctic oceans. oil and gas are moving and. tonight we look at the potential impact. welcome to our viewers on public television in america and around the globe. a moral obscenity is what the u.s. secretary of state is accusing the assad regime of perpetrating against its own. today he ramped up the pressure by saying the syrian government was behind the use of chemical weapons last week and has now destroyed the evidence. this comes as inspectors trying to get to the scene of the alleged attack were fired on today. , watched byamascus the world, inspector set up this morning to visit one of the site of last week's alleged nerve gas att
is unknown at the moment. >> clearly a difference of opinion between london and washington. as we wait, the buildup to possible military action is being watched across the middle east with countries taking different sides. karen says -- iran says u.s. action would be a disaster. >> almost 50 died and hundreds more were injured here. serious has so many connections with its neighbors, it's nightmare would be that the war would spread. a radical preacher in one of the mosques has told his followers to fight against the asad regime and believe it has carried out the attack. >> from the minute the explosion occurred i knew it was the syrian regime. >> the syrian capital was busy enough. in the bread queue there was some defiance. >> why should we be afraid. we have been living in war for years. we are continuing our lives. >> now there is a possibility their city might be bombed. arepeople of damascus awaiting the results of decisions made elsewhere that will most likely have a profound impact on their lives. the syrian war is moving onto a new phase, and the countries surrounding syria ar
? and now, bbc "world news america." washington, from i'm kathy k. the obama administration makes the case, action against the syrian regime. >> the united states government 1429nows that at least syrians were killed in this attack. >> the president himself says he has not made up his mind, and any u.s. response to the chemical attacks will be limited. >> we are not considering any open-ended commitments, any boots on the ground approach. >> saying goodbye to seamus mosty, one of the world's treasured poets, has died at the age of 74. >> welcome to our viewers on public television in america, and around the globe. inflicting messages from the obama administration about a possible military -- conflicting messages from the obama administration about a possible military intervention in syria. in muted remarks, the president insisted no decision had been made, and any action would be limited and narrow. is america going to attack the assad regime, and when? mark mardell starts our coverage. in a damascus suburb, witnessed second hand by the whole world is a challenge for america and its presid
. bbc news, washington. >> now to egypt where authorities have postponed plans demonstrations by supporters of ousted president mohamed morsi. security forces said the lands were made -- the plans were made to avoid bloodshed. to get a sense of what it would take to normalize the situation in cairo, i was joined earlier i from theer, an expert washington institute for near east policy. what you make of the policy to clear the camps and do nothing? indecisiveust how the security forces are and frankly that is a good thing. i think any crackdown by the security forces would be very costly. there would be many apel dead. that would force the brotherhood and others to dig their heels in further. theyat do you think that will make of this decision? >> whatever happens, the brotherhood has been pretty consistent. for them it is a matter of principle. they had their president removed. they cannot have any faith in the political process. which is why any western effort to help the situation has to look the on the brotherhood. you are just not going to get the brotherhood on board. >>
" tonight: we get reaction from washington and moscow and talk with former national security agency officials about the scope of u.s. spying programs. >> they're still collecting everything, content word for word of every doe midwest incommunication in this country. >> the idea that n.s.a. is keeping files on americans as a general rule just isn't true.
is there in washington about instability in egypt and that spilling over? tremendous there has been concern about egypt since the beginning of the arab spring. a particular concern is that neither side in egypt appears ready to accommodate the other. the military appears to be dead set on going after the muslim .rotherhood grea the muslim brotherhood youth the military's overthrow of morsi -- views the military's overthrow of morsi as a legal. -- illegal. >> the mideast director at the white house national security council, you saw the pictures there. they are still out there, camping. the protestse nnued for a while. but who are they, the people in support of president morsi? there are still many thousands of morsi supporters camping here around the clock, well over 100 have been killed in two clashes with security forces. the ministry urging the protesters to leave. they all have the same answer. >> we will stay. we will not leave. >> do you have weapons? >> no. we have nothing here. >> it's impossible to judge how many protesters there are here. during the long, hot ramadan days fasting,
washington. demonstrators gather outside an israeli prison where 26 palestinians are released just before peace talks are scheduled to start. former u.s. president bill clinton sits down with the bbc offering his view on america's struggle to feigned an alternative solution in syria. >> sometimes you are not going to win them all. >> doing nothing is better than something sometimes. >> sometimes. not always, but in this case i think yes. >> and a fireworks show brought to you by mother nature. many looked to the skies last night to see meteors flying across. >> welcome to our viewers on public television in america and around the globe. tomorrow israeli and palestinian negotiators will meet in jerusalem to discuss peace for the first time in three years. the dialogue has been brokered by secretary of state john kerry, who insist the talks will go ahead, despite israel's announcement it is constructing new settlements. many israeli's object to the release of 26 prisoners, some in the process of being released tonight. kevin conley reports. >> signs of movement at least in the middle east p
." >> this is bbc world news america, reporting from washington. i am kathy k. former egyptian leader hosni mubarak is free and out of resin only two years after being deposed. >> this is depressingly symbolic at a time when the security reborn, theto be man who resided over it has been released from prison. >> as pressure mounts to allow united nations inspectors into the site of yesterday's alleged chemical attack, we investigate the evidence in syria. she sings and she dances and she acts. tonight, she talks about a life that has seen its share of ups and downs. our viewers on public television in america and around the globe. hosni mubarak served two years of a life sentence in prison before he was released today. the former egyptian president was flown by helicopter out of jail. to the hospital he is held under house arrest. he still faces charges of complicity in the killing of tahrir square protesters. >> supporters celebrate the turning back of the clock. many celebrated his removal but two years of turmoil have made many egyptians nostalgic. >> hosni mubarak was the best. and weere the be
cathedral and 15 million to the washington monument. while the cathedral is structurally sound, there's still small cracks and chips to repair... same with the monument, which has been closed to visitors for two years. how are the roads looking tonight? christine boynton has our traffic edge report. maps 695 @ harford road 695 @ balt natl pike maps chart cam: c-502 @ gantry s-1 (bay bridge) maps boutwell says: "jane fonda in my opinion is a treasonist person." a movie theater refusing to show one this summer's biggest blockbusters... all because it stars jane fonda. why the owner has a personal problem with the actress. china hit with a massive tidal wave more than sixty feet high.... the devastation left behind. --adblib weather tz-- at least 30 people are injured after a 60 foot tidal wave crashes into china's eastern province thursday. the power of the wave was intensified by flooding caused by a typhoon that hit china early that morning. over the past week, flooding around china has left about 250 people dead or missing, including 21 who were killed on tuesday when a construction
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